The excavation has shown that when a castle was first built by the Normans in or just before 1069, the motte
, with its defensive ditch, was enormous.
The word motte
is Old French and translates as 'mound,' so the Strathgryfe earthwork was possibly one of hundreds of motte-and-bailey strongholds erected by warlike French Normans following their invasion of England in 1066 and subsequent expansion into Scotland.
Left: Henry Motte
Munoz photo from Lifestyle Asia Magazine, October 2017 issue, Right: Edukasyon.ph portal.
Before joining CNA Hardy, Motte
held senior management roles at Swiss RE and Deloitte, and Mohr served as chief risk officer, most recently at Dare Holdings.
and bailey castle was made up of a motte
(or mound) which was topped with a wooden or stone 'keep' structure.
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Thousands of visitors travel here each year, but how many realise that nearby stands the impressive mound or motte
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Castell Aberlleiniog, near Llangoed, is a Scheduled Ancient Monument, and Anglesey's only example of a 'motte
and bailey' castle.